Originally Posted by duddie10
Hey every one. Alittle about me cuz im new to the forum been shooting since i was 6yrs old. Ive been reloading for about 2 years now. Looking to get into a 17hmr now which one would you buy anf any pros and cons of them. I was looking to get either a marlin 917vs or the savage mark2 both with the heavy barrel and adj 2 stage trigger. Thanks guys.
I had a Savage bolt action shortly after they came out with them and I sold it, it shot good as far as accuracy but it had one annoying quirk, if the mag wasn't in just so the darned thing wouldn't feed right when cycling the action, there was some up and down movement when the mag was inserted and if it wasn't in the right spot it couldn't feed. Now I am considering getting back into the 17 as I did like the way it shot but since that new 17 super is coming out I am going to wait and see what they offer in that, if the ammo is close to the same price which they say it will be I would rather have the added performance out of that then the hmr. The effective range of the super will be a little farther than the hmr. I am thinking I like the Henry Varmint Express, if they came out with a rifle in the new Super I would get one of those.